All “One Off” Or Small Sided Competitions Within West Riding, Must Be Sanctioned By West Riding FA. This Includes Tournaments, Festivals And Charity Based Matches. This applies to u7 through to open aged competitions.
Should this not be done, all competing clubs and participating referees will not be covered by their insurances and are liable to disciplinary action.
There are a large number of tournaments that take place across West Riding, at the bottom of this page is list of those tournaments/festivals that have currently been sanctioned to run in 2018. The list will be updated as and when additional tournaments are sanctioned, so please check back regularly.
Therefore, prior to entering a team into a tournament we would recommend that you check the list to ensure that it is sanctioned.
If you are organising a tournament/festival, please send the tournament affiliation form which can be downloaded below, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application form (includes charity games)
walking football application form (includes charity games)
The lowest age group that is permitted to play organised fixtures is U7, any events that contain U6 fixtures will not be sanctioned. In accordance with The FA’s Standard Code of Rules (Youth):
Rule 18 (C) A child who has not attained the age of 6 shall not play, and shall not be permitted or encouraged to play, in a match of any kind.